Category Archives: Travel

Truly Serendipitous

This is the final installment of the Amateur Foodie Travels… for now at least. I figured I would save this one for last, not because it was a hole-in-the-wall find… quite the opposite in fact. In all the time I’ve … Continue reading

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The Convert

Yes, this IS the place from the Will Smith movie Hitch! Rice to Riches, located at 37 Spring Street, between Mott and Mulberry streets in lower Manhattan, is a landmark which specializes in Rice Pudding. Every time I’m in NYC, someone … Continue reading

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Get Lost

Let me tell you a story…  The Lost Girls: (left to right) Jen Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner In January 2009, my senior year of college at Syracuse University, I was president of a campus organization which teamed up with … Continue reading

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Colicchio & Sons

I’ve said it a million times now, but just in case you missed it: I love Top Chef on Bravo. It is one of my favorite shows, and during my vacation last month, I visited the restaurants of two former … Continue reading

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Bobby, Where Are You? Mesa Grill

Here’s a question: What is there not to love about Bobby Flay? I mean, really. If you watch him on Throwdown, he’s just so funny and adorable. And if you see him compete on Iron Chef, he’s just so ridiculously … Continue reading

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The Charm City – Baltimore Eats

Prior to March, I had not been ‘charmed’ by the Charm City, for no other reason than I had never had the chance to visit before. I must say, I was quickly won over. Baltimore is pretty chill in its own … Continue reading

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Now That’s “Good Stuff” Eatery

During my vacation last month, I spent the first 4 days in Baltimore visiting a good friend from college. Unfortunately, she was not on vacation during my stay and left me to my own devices to keep myself entertained. Since … Continue reading

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